Amateur Night. (1936). Amateur night at the apollo.
~This is an account of a Federal Writer Dorothy West's direct experience of Amateur Night at the Apollo.
Brien, N. (2007). I have a dream: a primary sourcebook. Mass.: Teaching American History Professional Development Project.
~This book gives accounts of the how the past has affected the future. This source gives firsthand accounts of events, in history.
Carson, C. (1991). The Eyes on the prize: civil rights reader : documents, speeches, and firsthand accounts from the Black freedom struggle, 1954-1990. New York, N.Y., U.S.A.: Penguin Books.
~This is a source that gives you the accounts of people who were apart of the struggle to freedom, for African Americans.
Hartt, R. L. (1921, April 2). I'd like to show you Harlem!. The Independent, p. 334.
~This article talks about the impact and results of the Harlem Renaissance on America, up until that point.
Huggins, N. I. (1976). Voices from the Harlem renaissance. New York: Oxford University Press.
~This book is a collection of works and the direct accounts of some of the many people involved in the Harlem Renaissance. The different pieces are put together to make this book.
Hughes, L. (1963). The big sea: an autobiography.. New York: Hill and Wang.
~This book is Langston Hughes' autobiography. It is a good source for the Harlem Renaissance because Langston Hughes played a big role in the Renaissance and this is his direct account of that.
Negroes still departing . (1917, March 31). Atlanta Georgian, p. 1.
~This article is a good article because it talks about African Americans migrating from the South, which was the Great Migration.
The negro fad. (1932). Forum and Century (1930-1940), LXXXVII, 39-39. Retrieved from http://ezproxy.hclib.org/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/90841846?accountid=6743
~This article was written by Helen Margaret and it talks about the start of the Harlem Renaissance and how it would affect America.
The Negro's Greatest Enemy. (2004). In C. Rose (Ed.), American Decades Primary Sources (Vol. 3, pp. 277-281). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved from http://ic.galegroup.com.ezproxy.hclib.org/ic/uhic/PrimarySourcesDetailsPage/PrimarySourcesDetailsWindow?displayGroupName=PrimarySources&disableHighlighting=true&prodId=UHIC&action=2&catId=&documentId=GALE%7CCX3490200503&userGroupName=hennepin&jsid=657aaf4b2e50fff9423dac0fcf924396
~This article is written by Marcus Garvey and in the article he is giving a really detailed description of his life.
Wallace, T. (1927, Sep 24). Nephews of uncle remus. The Independent (1922-1928), 119(4034), 296-296. Retrieved from http://ezproxy.hclib.org/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/90604556?accountid=6743
~This article talks about the writers of the Harlem Renaissance and how their works affect American culture.
African American World . Arts & Culture . Art Focus | PBS. (n.d.).PBS: Public Broadcasting Service. Retrieved February 11, 2012, from http://www.pbs.org/wnet/aaworld/arts/artfocus_03.html
~This website gives glimpses of the art and culture of the harlem renaissance.
Bois, W. E., & McSweeney, E. F. (2009). The gift of Black folk: the Negroes in
the making of America. Garden City Park, NY: Square One Pub.
~The book helps to explain not only how African Americans were shaped by
America, but how African American shaped America.
Candaele, K. (1997). Bound for glory, 1910-1930: from the great migration to the Harlem renaissance. Philadelphia, Pa.: Chelsea House Publishers
~This book covers the Great Migration and it talks, somewhat, about the Harlem Renaissance.
Driskell, D. C., Lewis, D. L., & Willis, D. (1987). Harlem Renaissance: art of Black America. New York: The Studio Museum in Harlem.
~This book focuses on the art work of the Harlem Renaissance.
Gates, H. L., & Higginbotham, E. B. (2009). Harlem renaissance lives from the african american national biography. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
~This book gives the biographies of some African Americans that played a major role in the Harlem Renaissance.
Glasrud, B. A. (2011). The harlem renaissance in the american west: the new negro's western experience. New York: Routledge.
~This book is focuses on showing readers how much of an effort African Americans had to put into making the Harlem Renaissance what it was.
Gregory, J. N. (2005). The southern diaspora: how the great migrations of Black and White Southerners transformed America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.
~This book mentions the Great Migration and how it impacted race and culture among African Americans and whites.
Hashaw, T. (2007). The birth of Black America: the first African Americans and the pursuit of freedom at Jamestown. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers.
~The birth of Black America helps paint a picture of African American life in the early colonial periods.
Hill, L. C. (2003). Harlem stomp!: a cultural history of the Harlem Renaissance. New York: Little, Brown.
~This book uses photographs and illustrations to help get a visual feel of the Harlem Renaissance.
Kramer, V. A., & Russ, R. A. (1997).Harlem renaissance re-examined (Rev. and expanded ed.). Troy, N.Y.
~This book focuses on just giving information about the Harlem Renaissance.
Locke, A. L. (1992). The new negro: voices of the harlem renaissance. New York: Atheneum.
~This book focuses on what were the main goals that African Americans were trying to achieve in the Harlem Renaissance.
Marable, M., & Mullings, L. (2000). Let nobody turn us around: voices of resistance, reform, and renewal : an African American anthology. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield.
~This book focuses on all African American history.
Patton, V. K., & Honey, M. (2001). Double-take: a revisionist harlem renaissance anthology. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press.
~This book gives pieces and examples of work that were created by iconic figures of the Harlem Renaissance.
Piersen, W. D. (1996). From Africa to America: African American history from the Colonial era to the early Republic,1526-1790. New York: Twayne Publishers.
~This book helps to create a timeline of African American culture from colonial period to the late 1700's.
Salzman, J., Robinson, G., & Russell, T. (2001). Encyclopedia of African-American culture and history. New York: Macmillan Reference USA.
~The encyclopedia of African American helps to give you a detailed idea of the African American culture and history.
Spencer, J. M. (1997). The new negroes and their music: the success of the harlem renaissance. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press.
~This book puts more of a focus on the music of the Harlem Renaissance and how the Harlem Renaissance affected music, in general.
Wintz, C. D. (1988). Black culture and the Harlem Renaissance. Houston, Tex.: Rice University Press.~This book focuses on the writers of the Harlem Renaissance and it focuses on the Renaissance, itself.